Promotion of Youth Employment in Fragile Settings

Promotion of Youth Employment in Fragile Settings

Promotion of Youth Employment in Fragile Settings

11 Outubro–12 Novembro 2021
O curso está disponível em English

The course provides participants with a range of integrated approaches, tools and methodologies that can be used to promote youth employment and decent work in fragile situations including health pandemics, armed conflict, natural disasters, rapid environmental degradation and forced displacement of persons.

The course is highly practical, as participants are guided by tutors in applying what they have learned to their specific contexts to enable youth to secure livelihoods and employment.

Apresentação do curso

This course will provide participants with a range of integrated approaches, tools, methodologies and real-life case studies for promoting youth employment and decent work in situations of crisis, including armed conflict, natural disasters, rapid environmental degradation and forced displacement of persons.

Perfil dos participantes

Government officials, ILO social partners and development practitioners working in complex contexts (including natural disasters, armed conflicts, rapid environmental degradation and forced displacement of persons) with an interest in integrating youth, refugees and host communities into the labour market and promoting peace and resilience.

What topics does this course cover?
  • Understanding fragility
  • ILO’s normative and operational response for building peace and resilience through employment and decent work: Recommendation 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience
  • ILO’s theory of change to promote peace and resilience though employment
  • Tools and methodologies to promote employment and decent work approached for crisis prevention and response
  • Promotion of youth employment in action
What will I be able to do?

By gaining knowledge on a wide array of notions, methods and tools to promote decent work and youth employment in situations of fragility in the context of COVID-19, participants will be able to:

  • Reflect on current good practices and experiences on the labour market integration of youth in fragile settings
  • Comprehend the labour market challenges and opportunities to foster youth employment in fragile settings
  • Envision feasible and sustainable strategies to promote youth employment in fragile settings
  • Engage in potential partnerships and south-south collaborations to promote youth employment in fragile settings
Format and methodology

This 5-week eLearning course has been designed according to a learner-centred approach in order to better involve participants and keep them motivated. It is highly interactive and engaging. Different methods have been used to make the content interesting, relevant and entertaining. The learning combines 5 live sessions (Zoom platform) with reading materials  accessible on  the ITC-ILO eCampus.